The page below outlines the different choices you might consider when making a long-term gift to Maryhurst. Each type has distinct advantages that might benefit individuals and families in different stages of their savings. Expand each choice below to read more details about the specifics of each giving type.
A gift made to Maryhurst listed in your will. Whether you plan to include Maryhurst in your estate or not, please make sure you have an up-to-date will in place. Putting your wishes in a legal document ensures that you can control how your estate is handled rather than having your estate divided up according to the specific laws of the state in which you reside.
As you work with your own advisor, the following provides some suggested methods and wording for remembering Maryhurst in your will.
Donating cash is the simplest way for you to make a gift to Maryhurst. Cash gifts can be made by check or credit card and can be sent through the mail or on-line. Gifts can be one-time or set up as recurring (typically on a monthly basis). Donating appreciated securities, including stocks or bonds, can be easy and tax-effective.
You may also want to consider donating part or all of your unused retirement assets such as a gift from your IRA, 401(k), 403(b), pension, or other tax-deferred plan.
If you have a life insurance policy that you no longer need for its original purpose, consider making Maryhurst the owner and/or beneficiary of the policy.
Maryhurst is willing to discuss gifts of real estate but these donations must meet certain criteria to be of value to our agency.
In exchange for the transfer cash or appreciated property to Maryhurst, we promise to pay you fixed payments (rates based on your age) for the rest of your life.